Kurseong Block of Darjiling district has total population of 94,347 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 47,030 are males while 47,317 are females. In 2011 there were total 20,892 families residing in Kurseong Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kurseong Block is 1,006.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.3% people lives in Urban areas while 84.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.6% while that in the rural areas is 79.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kurseong Block is 1,030 while that of Rural areas is 1,002.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kurseong Block is 8525 which is 9% of the total population. There are 4240 male children and 4285 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kurseong Block is 1,011 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Kurseong Block.
The total literacy rate of Kurseong Block is 81.15%. The male literacy rate is 80.58% and the female literacy rate is 67.1% in Kurseong Block.
To facilitate the administration, Kurseong Block is further divided into 1 town and 72 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kurseong Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||8,525||4,240||4,285|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31% of total population in Kurseong Block of .
|No Religion Specified||239||(0.25%)||107||132|
Average literacy rate of Kurseong Block in 2011 were 81.15% in which, male and female literacy were 88.56% and 73.78% respectively. Total literate in Kurseong Block were 69,646 of which male and female were 37,895 and 31,751 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Kurseong Block is 1,006 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,006 females in Kurseong Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,011 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Kurseong Block.
According to Census 2011, there were 8,525 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kurseong Block. Out of which 8,525 were male while 8,525 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 3,231 families under Kurseong Block living in urban areas while 3,231 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.3% of total population of Kurseong Block lives in Urban areas while 84.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,085 while that in rural region is 7,440.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||8,525||1,085||7,440|
In Kurseong Block out of total population, 34,118 were engaged in work activities. 73.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 34,118 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,764 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 709 were Agricultural labourer.